A 39-year-old male asked:
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i am having a concern with hair falling out while having dreadlocks, possible alopecia? traction alopecia or alopecia areata?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
DREADLOCKS HAIR LOSS: HAIR LOSS IS ALOPECIA. ALOPECIA IS HAIR LOSS. SAME CONDITION; 2 DIFFERENT NAMES! CONSTANT PULLING ON HAIR, ESPECIALLY DOING IT VERY TIGHT, WILL CAUSE HAIR LOSS
Answered on Jul 10, 2015

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